Highly attractive and uniquely shaped flowers in cream, pink, yellow and lavender appearing in spring. The long spurs of flowers are balanced by the dainty, silvery fern-like foliage.

Features

  • pernnial
  • plant en masse
  • likes the cool areas

Product details

climate map - aquilegia mixed columbine

How

Sow into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period. Transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a sunny or semi-shaded position that is well drained. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Water regularly and apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food regularly for stronger plants. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms. In cool climates Aquilegia may be sown in spring and will flower in 12-15 weeks.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 60cm
Germination 21-28 days
Germination (days) 24
Plant space 30-40cm
Flowering 28 weeks
Flowering (days) 196
Botanical name Aquilegia caerulea
Plant variety Mixed Columbine
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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